Big Sandy school information

IndexBig SandyTexasNational
Average Test Scores74%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools77,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Big Sandy, TX educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Big Sandy public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 3% higher than than the Texas average and 50% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Big Sandy public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.0% have completed high school, 13.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Big Sandy are 50% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Big Sandy.
  • 71.0% of people in Big Sandy have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.0% of people in Big Sandy have completed high school.
  • 13.1% of people in Big Sandy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Big Sandy

IndexBig SandyTexasNational
Completed 8th grade71.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school69.0%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.3%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Big Sandy (high school & post-secondary)

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Liberty City, TX2,12080%62%
Gladewater, TX6,40776%54%
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Winona, TX76268%39%
Kilgore, TX14,65867%36%
Big Sandy, TX2,03174%50%

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Big Sandy, TX2,03174%50%
Source: The Big Sandy, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.